Interview with Finnish Architect Anni Laurila

Anni Laurila is a Finnish architect and urban designer that has recently been awarded the title of First Runner-up of the EFCA’s Future Leaders Competition. This Award is given to exceptional young professionals in the engineering consultancy sector every year. Being a young female professional in architecture and design, she conducted two interviews regarding theContinue reading “Interview with Finnish Architect Anni Laurila”

Discussions on Gender Equality with Eurocrades and CEPLIS

Eurocrades (Council of European Professional & Managerial Staff) and CEPLIS (European Council of Liberal Professions) co-hosted a panel discussion on March 2nd to evaluate successes in gender equality in the past year and discuss further steps needed. The event was split into two panels by experts in gender equality and the discussions managed to setContinue reading “Discussions on Gender Equality with Eurocrades and CEPLIS”

International Women’s Day

On this year’s International Women’s Day, we would like to present various campaigns and events that discuss gender equality and help recognise the many excellent female professionals in Architecture and Civil Engineering. Today, look out for the Hashtags #IngéEgalité (for French speakers) and #EqualityinEngineering in order to get involved with a campaign by Syntec-Ingénierie onContinue reading “International Women’s Day”

Spanish Books on Women in Architecture

The YesWePlan! project parnters from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), namely Eva M Álvarez and Carlos J. Gómez, have been working on editing books on women in architecture. The first being a book on Brazilian/Italian-born architect Lina Bo Bardi, who designed and planned many buildings in Brazil and also realised her responsibility as anContinue reading “Spanish Books on Women in Architecture”

Programme of the Swedish Presidency of the Council

As Sweden has taken on the Presidency of the Council of Europe for the first half of 2023, the Swedish Presidency has now presented their programme for their presidency. Their focus points include measures to strengthen the security of a unified Europe, improve the competitiveness of the Union, continue efforts towards the green transition andContinue reading “Programme of the Swedish Presidency of the Council”

New European Bauhaus Prizes 2023

For the third time, the European Commission is organising the New European Bauhaus Prizes. These continuously aim at highlighting spectacular projects as well as innovative concepts that promote aesthetics, sustainability and inclusivity. The NEB Prizes are particularly representative of young architects and women architects, as the projects are evaluated by a professional team of assessors.Continue reading “New European Bauhaus Prizes 2023”

AnotHER VIEWture Award Ceremony

On 20 October 2022, the first ever AnotHER VIEWture Award was held in Vienna in the Academy of Fine Arts. This architectural competition was created by the Austrian Federal Chamber of Engineering Consultants (BKZT) in order to give women in architecture and engineering recognition for their contributions to building culture and help shape the industryContinue reading “AnotHER VIEWture Award Ceremony”

Elections 2022 in the Chamber of Architects and Chartered Engineering Consultants in Austria:
A step towards gender equality in professional representation

Though the YesWePlan! Project has now officially come to an end, the many outcomes that resulted from the project are now finding their way into practice by professionals in education, profession and work places. The YWP! Recommendations provides tools and suggestions for changes in the different environments in order to achieve a more inclusive environmentContinue reading Elections 2022 in the Chamber of Architects and Chartered Engineering Consultants in Austria:
A step towards gender equality in professional representation